fantail fantail  /ˈfæn ˌteɪl/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

Usage(s):

  1. On the fantail Harry Truman and guests can relax under awnings, in lounge chairs.
  2. Over the spot the men on her fantail dumped eight depth charges.
  3. On the fantail a weeping Andrea Doria officer called 100 men to a last muster.

News

  1. Memories of war -- the losses and triumphs

    SEBRING -On Sept. 14, 1942, standing on the fantail of the USS Juneau, US Navy Chief Maurice "Marty" Beckner and his shipmate, Albert Leo Sullivan, had a clear view as two torpedoes ripped through the starboard flank of the USS Hawk, a light fleet aircraft carrier.
    on November 11, 2013     Source: Highlands Today

  2. The Royal Has Gone to the Birds…

    TORONTO, Nov. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair Fancy Bird competitions begin today in the Scotiabank Ring of Excellence.  With over 330 exhibitors and 930 birds from Buff Laced Polish and Fantail to Rhode Island Red and of course the Chantecler,  these...
    on November 6, 2013     Source: PR Newswire

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Quotes

  • Jim Risch, a Republican from landlocked Idaho, spoke about how "three of our Marines could probably do the job from the fantail."
    on Apr 30, 2009 By: Jim Risch Source: Washington Post

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